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The Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007 (Transitional, Savings and Consequential Provisions) Order 2008

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007 (Transitional, Savings and Consequential Provisions) Order 2008 and comes into force on 1st October 2008.

(2) In this Order–

  • “relevant complaint” has the meaning given in article 3(3);

  • “the 1980 Act” means the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980(1);

  • “the 1990 Act” means the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990(2);

  • “the ombudsman” means the Scottish legal services ombudsman.

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1990 c. 40. Section 33 was amended by the Scottish Legal Services Ombudsman and Commissioner for Local Administration in Scotland Act 1997 (c. 35), section 5(1); the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 4), schedule 4, paragraph 12(12); and S.S.I. 2000/121, regulation 37, schedule 2, part II, paragraph 6(2); section 34 was amended by the Scottish Legal Services Ombudsman and Commissioner for Local Administration in Scotland Act 1997 (c. 35), section 1; the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 4), schedule 4, paragraph 12(13); and S.S.I. 2000/121, regulation 37, schedule 2, part II, paragraph 6(3). Sections 34A and 34B were inserted by the Scottish Legal Services Ombudsman and Commissioner for Local Administration in Scotland Act 1997 (c. 35), sections 2 and 3 respectively. Schedule 3 was amended by the Scottish Legal Services Ombudsman and Commissioner for Local Administration in Scotland Act 1997 (c. 35), sections 4 and 5(2) and S.I. 1999/1820, article 4, schedule 2, paragraph 101.

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